The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

tidying up

Honestly, I rarely dedicate an entire post about specific products or items I come across. This book is different. I’m not getting paid to talk about it; I just want you to know about it, especially parents. via Back in January, I started Sort Save Splurge, which is basically a 30-day simplifying/decluttering challenge. I break it […]

Circus Fun | Life

fleet science center circus

One of my fondest childhood memories is when my grandparents took me to the circus for my 9th birthday. I can clearly remember the blue rope licorice and being awestruck by the motorcyclists in the cages. When the opportunity came up to attend a special event for CIRCUS: Science Under the Big Top, I knew the […]

San Diego ClickinWalk 2015


I took an unexpected break from the blog. Not because I wanted or needed to, but because I was in a little creative rut. Breaks are great for refocusing your energy. I always find it painfully obvious when a blogger is phoning it in and that just isn’t my style. What have I been up to this […]

Balboa Park San Diego | Life

Balboa Park Flowers

San Diego makes is really easy to enjoy the weekends when the weather is pretty much perfect. I’m not going to lie, Seoul had some pretty terrible environmental stuff going on during early Spring. If it wasn’t the yellow dust, it was the pollution. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVED living in Seoul and would happily move […]

Vegetarian Thai Peanut Linguine | Recipe

vegetarian pad thai

We’re still enjoying post deployment family time. It’ll be over in a blink of an eye, but I’m still trying to enjoy all the help with children during daylight hours and afternoons in the sun while it lasts. I’ll probably be back on a full time schedule next week because I didn’t realize that I’d be spoiled […]

Spicy Grilled Chicken | Dak Galbi

Chuncheon Dak Galbi

When we did our family bike ride last year from Chuncheon to Seoul, we ate two variations of dak galbi. One is more of stir fry that’s loaded with tons of veggies and cooked on a HUGE tabletop skillet and the other is grilled over wood coals. Both are delicious, but we were craving the grilled […]